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Continental's fired CFO criminally investigated over dieselgate

VW emissions scandal has expanded to include the parts supplier

Supreme Court rejects VW bid to block dieselgate lawsuits

Company was hoping to avoid myriad cases at the state and local levels

VW current emissions software faces strict limits, EU legal adviser says

It reduces purification of exhaust gases in cold, hot temperatures and at altitude

Four former VW employees go to trial in dieselgate lawsuit

Ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn's separate trial will take place at a later date

Porsche faces U.S. lawsuit from VW shareholders over dieselgate

Scandal has cost the carmaker $38 billion in fees, fines and legal costs so far

BMW and VW fined $1 billion for colluding on diesel emissions tech

Daimler wasn't fined because it revealed the cartel's existence

France charges Peugeot with consumer fraud in diesel emissions probe

Citroen and FCA Italy are caught up in the same investigation

Volkswagen settles dieselgate claims against former execs for $351 million

Berlin prosecutors charged Winterkorn with giving false testimony to the German parliament

VW racks up yet another dieselgate courtroom loss

But insists verdict can't be applied to other cars it financed

VW will seek dieselgate damages from its ex-CEO, ex-Audi boss

Long investigation finds Martin Winterkorn and Rupert Stadler responsible

VW asks Supreme Court to hear case of Dieselgate penalties from states, counties

After settling with feds for $20B, VW faces 'staggering liability' at local level

Canada launches emissions reduction fund from VW dieselgate fine

Volkswagen paid the largest environmental fine in Canadian history

Canada launched a fund on Thursday to invest in community-based projects to curb emissions, with bulk of the money coming from a fine that Volkswagen AG paid for breaking the country's diesel emissions rules. The C$206 million ($157 million) fund is part of the government's new Climate Action and Awareness Fund which seeks to boost climate science research by empowering youth and communities. "The new Climate Action and Awareness Fund will create jobs for Canadians in science and t

Ex-VW CEO to face charges of organized commercial fraud

Martin Winterkorn likely faces conviction

Criminal charges dropped against VW chairman in exchange for fine

He was accused of failing to alert investors to Dieselgate

VW can face dieselgate claims in countries where cars were bought, EU court rules

Volkswagen could now face lawsuits all over Europe

EU consumers should be able to sue Volkswagen in their national courts if they have bought cars with emission cheat devices installed, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on Thursday. The verdict by the EU's top court raises the possibility that the German carmaker could face masses of legal complaints from consumers across the bloc. The case came to the EU court after an Austrian court handling a claim by the Austrian consumer association VKI on behalf of 574 owners of manipulate

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Should you buy a post-scandal Volkswagen diesel?

Sure, they were involved in a crime, but they have their benefits (and deals)

As outrage over the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal fades, the refurbished diesel vehicles are trickling back into the marketplace, and bargain hunters may want to snap them up. In 2015, Volkswagen was forced to either buy back or fix some 590,000 diesels after it was discovered they had been rigged to pass emissions tests. The diesels, made by Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi between model years 2009 and 2016, have been repaired to truly meet emissions standards and are now being sold, most

VW's top officers charged in Germany over diesel scandal

Current CEO and chairman, ex-CEO

German prosecutors said Tuesday they have charged Volkswagen's current chief executive and chairman as well as its former CEO with market manipulation in connection with the diesel emissions scandal that erupted in 2015. CEO Herbert Diess, Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, and former chief Martin Winterkorn are accused of deliberately informing markets too late about the huge costs to the company that would result from the scandal, prosecutors in the city of Braunschweig said. The charges, which V

Daimler may be fined 1 billion euros for diesel cheating

At 5,000 euros per car, it could even be quite a bit more

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New documents show how Audi and U.S. marketing issues fostered dieselgate

Audi used emissions-cheating software since at least 2003

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